September 26, 2007

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PBS Now: While 45 percent of all children in the United States are receiving some form of public medical assistance, nine million children are not covered by either public or private health care.

Bush opposes SCHIP, which provides health insurance to children. Children.

Rockridge Institute: Bush has a point. If 10 million American children are made healthy through a government managed program, the next thing you know some more of the 100 million or so uninsured or under-insured Americans might recognize that their health has been sacrificed on the altar of a private insurance industry that didn't even exist 70 years ago.

...But it appears some members [of Congress] tremble at the thought of defying the most unpopular president in modern American history.

The house passed the SCHIP bill, but there were not enough aye votes to override a promised Presidential veto.

Nancy Pelosi: "I speak with all of the sincerity and all of the hope to President Bush in the hope that he will change his mind."  Nancy talked with Wolf Blitzer on SCHIP:

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Public Action Campaign has an ad they're debuting against "Big Money Mitch" McConnell shaming him over picking big money donors over children's health.

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